The Human Animal Midterm 1 Study Guide!
HISTORY OF EVOLUTIONARY THOUGHT!
What is Science!
evidence-new hypothesis = self correcting!
does not seek to prove!
the belief that the unive
06- 10- 2013 Pr ima te Conse r va tion
Many species of primates are endangered by
Most primate populations are directly affected by the rapid and widespread destruction of the worlds forests
Forests are cle
Origins of Humanity
Midterm 3Study Guide
Note: This study guide is not comprehensive. Questions on the exam may come from any lecture notes and
readings (including Stanford text 6, 13, 14, 15, and Annual Editions articles 30, 31, 32, 33,
Anthropology 200g Origins of Humanity Midterm 3 -Study Guide Note: This study guide is not comprehensive. Questions on the exam may come from any lecture notes and readings (including Stanford text 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and Annual Editions articles 30, 3
A Brief History of Creationism
Young Earth Creationists (1920s-1930s)
Scientific Creationists (1970s-1980s) argue by negative points
Intelligent Design (ID) Movement (1990s-present) Philip Johnson of UC Berkeley
launched ID with 1991 book, Michael
November 3 Lecture Pleistoscene: 1.8 million years ago 10,000 years ago Currently, Holocene Neanderthals Neander is the valley in Germany where it was first found First discovery of early human Most finds are in Western Europe o France, Germany,
Lab Exercise: Ape Genius
Humans have long been regarded as unique in our cognitive and emotional capacities. Our great
ape next of kin share many of the traits we once considered uniquely human, however. This
video explores the similarities as well as dif
University of Southern California
Department of Anthropology
Dr. Craig Stanford
THE ORIGINS OF HUMANITY
(S=Stanford text; AE=Annual Editions)
M Aug 27: Introduction and perspective
W Aug 29: Sci
Origins of Humanity
Midterm 2 - Study Guide
This study guide is not comprehensive. Questions on the exam may come from any lecture
notes, lab activities (exercises, videos, discussions) and readings.
Apes of the Impenetrable For
03:20 Through a Window y Jane Goodall Chapter 2 Lucy chimpanzee that grew up like human - Goodall describes as like a changeling - Was like human child in negative way - Used ASL Ethological issues with Goodalls work - Animals werent supposed to have mind
Through A Window Summary
Jane Goodalls Through A Window Chimps as Social Beings
In Jane Goodalls revolutionary book Through A Window she documents her thirty years
spent observing and working with chimpanzees in Gombe National Park. In these thre
History of Evolutionary Thought What is Science? Science is an empirical process that involves: o Deduction: A conclusion that follows logically from a set of observations. o Observation: The gathering of scientific information by watching a phenomenon. o
August 23, 2010:
-Anthropology- natural science view of the human species and yourself
-course on human evolution, how evolution applies to human species
-exams are based strongly on lectures, most of what is in
05- 30- 2013 Pr ima te c la ssif ic a tion; wha t is a pr ima te ?
Reproductive Isolation (with or without geographic barriers)
Genetic Divergence (i.e. inability to reproduce)
Using Genetic-Distance Data
Measures the overall
06- 17- 2013 Biome dic a l a nthr opology
Homnids include human and ape ancestors, Hominins include human ancestors only
No simple progression
Evolution of Bipedality
Bipedal locomotion is an
05- 23- 2013 Histor y of e volutiona r y thought; ge ne tic s
Charles Darwin (1809-1882)
Received manuscript from Wallace about natural process of selection
Why is there just one specie of bird in one island, and just one other sp
05- 28- 2013 For c e s of e volution; wha t is a spe c ie s?
In science, unlike math, you can never come to ONE conclusion and prove anything
Some religions believe in a younger earth
Information based on holy books